• Short Summary

    Footage of the village of Jackfield in Shropshire suffering from subsidence.

  • Description

    Jackfield, Shropshire.

    Several shots of the flowing river (possibly the Severn) in. C/U of sign reading 'JACKFIELD HALT'. L/S of railway line. C/U of notice warning people not to go any further due to dangerous subsidence.

    C/U Truck passing camera, and house in ruins in background. C/U Pan over broken walls and up to house. C/U Water supply line to village. M/S House crumbling away. C/U Cracks in stonework. L/S House at crazy angle. M/S House falling apart. M/S Broken walls, etc. C/U Walls of house falling apart. M/S House leaning over and crumbling, pan shot. C/U warning sign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1291.29
    Media URN:
    34609
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:30:00 / 01:50:10:00
    Canister:
    NP 403

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